Agricultural Economics (multiple concentrations)

Agricultural economics graduates apply economic and business principles for banks, farm credit institutions, feed companies, farm equipment and fertilizer manufacturers, and food processing firms. Within agricultural economics, students can choose majors such as agricultural finance, agribusiness management, farm management, food industry marketing and management, quantitative agricultural economics, and sales and marketing.

Concentrations include:

  • Applied Agricultural Economics
  • Commodity Marketing
  • Quantitative Analysis
Agricultural Economics (multiple concentrations) Website

Plan of Study

Agricultural Economics: Applied Agricultural Economics Concentration, BS

Agricultural Economics: Commodity Marketing Concentration, BS

Agricultural Economics: Quantitative Analysis Concentration, BS


Related Career Interests

Careers in Agricultural Economics (multiple concentrations)

  • Agricultural finance (Agriculture loan officer, financial planning, mortgage loan officer, lending analysis)
  • Agribusiness management (Corporate management, commodity trading, elevator management)
  • Farm management (Farm manager)
  • Food industry marketing and management (Food manufacturing sales, retail management, production management, brand management)
  • Quantitative agricultural economics (Law school, research analyst)
  • Sales and marketing (Professional sales representative, marketing manager)

Transfer to Agricultural Economics (multiple concentrations)

Purdue admits to individual majors. In addition to meeting overall Purdue transfer criteria, such as minimum high school course requirements, applicants must also meet major-specific requirements. The major-specific criteria for this program are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students for your desired entry term.

Minimum GPA: 2.5

Contact Information
Agricultural Economics
(765) 494-4201
agec1@purdue.edu

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